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Is it normal to get a brown discharge before pierod?

Is it normal to get a brown discharge before pierod?

Yes: Yes, this happens frequently for women. Typically doesn't mean anything other than there was some old blood in the vagina or cervix that came out before period started. ...Read more

Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more


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I completely finished my period a few days ago, but I'm now starting to get a brown discharge...what could be causing this?

I completely finished my period a few days ago, but I'm now starting to get a brown discharge...what could be causing this?

Prob old blood: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Before and after my 1 day period I get a brown discharge. I also get the discharge about two weeks after my period. Is this ok?

Before and after my 1 day period I get a brown discharge. I also get the discharge about two weeks after my period. Is this ok?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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I had tubel sterlization this past september and every month after my period ends two day later I get a brown discharge that last 1 to 2 wks?

I had tubel sterlization this past september and every month after my period ends two day later I get a brown discharge that last 1 to 2 wks?

Not related: There are many reasons for weomen to have intermittent bleeding between periods or brown discharge (which is usually old blood). They are not related to a tubal ligation, however, as your periods comes fomr th euterus, not the tubes. A visit to your gynecologist may be helpful in figuring this out for you. Perhaps there are polyps in the utuerus or your hormones are not in synch for ovulation. ...Read more

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I had tubal sterilization this past september and every month after my period ends two day later I get a brown discharge that last form 1 to 2 wks?

I had tubal sterilization this past september and every month after my period ends two day later I get a brown discharge that last form 1 to 2 wks?

Needs to be checked: You have continued to have spotting after the period ended for 1to 2 weeks, if you are still spotting you should have it checked by your gynecologist
stress, busy and hectic lifestyle, it may be old blood which may be brown, infections can cause it too, deeper penetration during sex, polyps of uterus or cervix and irregular periods are the causes. It may be nothing serious but have it checked. ...Read more

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If your stressed out can you get brown discharge?

If your stressed out can you get brown discharge?

NO: stress has nothing to do with the discharge: might be old vaginal (menstrual) blood mixed with vaginal and cervical mucus: stress is not the issue- get seen if not resolved this week. ...Read more

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When using the Nuvaring is it common to get brown discharge?

When using the Nuvaring is it common to get brown discharge?

Brown old blood: The brown discharge may be old blood from either the uterus or more likely the Nuva ring when it abrades the vaginal walls during sexual interaction episodes. ...Read more

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How do you get the brown discharge from nexaplon to stop? It has been constant for a while now and becoming costly in feminie hygine products.

Side effect: You are seeing old menstrual blood: unfortunately, bleeding is a side effect of this implant. It can be removed and you can try pills. ...Read more

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I get a reddish-brown discharge after I get fingered. I am not a virgin. The discharge appears only after getting fingered, no other time. Concerned?

I would suggest: That the fingering party add lubrication to their digits. That should make things a little easier and definitely avoid all the mess that was discussed. ...Read more

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Is there a way to get rid of the brown discharge?

Yes: The best answer is to have a vaginal exam with culture or smear of the discharge to elucidate the cause of the discharge Once the cause is found treatment will follow.. ...Read more

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Suppose to get period in 4 days have brown discharge what could it be?

Suppose to get period in 4 days have brown discharge what could it be?

Early bleeding: Sometimes you get a little light bleeding before your period. If it sits in the vagina for a while it turns brown. This is usually not anything to worry about. If you have pain, odor or pus in the discharge see a doctor right away. ...Read more

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Clear kinda stretchy discharge 3 days ago and today have brown discharge. Not suppose to get period for 2 weeks

Clear kinda stretchy discharge 3 days ago and today have brown discharge. Not suppose to get period for 2 weeks

Ovulation?: Ovulation discharge is normal and experienced by large numbers of women. During ovulation you may see changes in the color and consistency of vaginal discharge. Menstrual irregularities are also quite common and can be caused by a wide variety of factors. If you have no other symptoms and this does not occur regularly would not worry. ...Read more

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Sometimes I get a sharp pain in my lower right side then a couple days after ive had brown discharge when I wipe. Could it be a cyst?

Sometimes I get a sharp pain in my lower right side then a couple days after ive had brown discharge when I wipe. Could it be a cyst?

Various causes: An abnormal discharge may indicate infection. If it's pure blood only, there is something wrong with the lining of the uterus (endometrium). Besides pregnancy, this could be dysfunctional bleeding (hormone imbalance), endometriosis is another cause of this kind of bleeding and associated with pain. See a gyn. ...Read more

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Why do I get brown discharge instead of my period?

The brown discharge: Might be your period. Brown discharge is usually older, deoxygenated blood from the uterus. ...Read more

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If you are having brown discharge, should you still feel like your about to get your period or on it?

Not necessarily: Brown discharge that does not have a bad odor is usually some old blood. It doesn't coincide to starting your men's tubal cycle. ...Read more

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I dnt get reg prds. I dnt hve sex often; last had it 8-1-14, he ejaculated in me, strtd my prd 8-31-14. Woke up 10-19-14 with brown discharge. Pregnt?

I dnt get reg prds. I dnt hve sex often; last had it 8-1-14, he ejaculated in me, strtd my prd 8-31-14. Woke up 10-19-14 with brown discharge. Pregnt?

Maybe: But unlikely if you had a regular period on 8-31-14. Since your periods are not regular to begin with, I would recommend just doing a urine pregnancy test - it it's negative, then don't worry. ...Read more

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I was taking birthcontrol kept getting a brown discharge so I stop taking iit the discharge reduced but sometimes I get clot stretchy brown stuff? Help

I was taking birthcontrol kept getting a brown discharge so I stop taking iit the discharge reduced but sometimes I get clot stretchy brown stuff? Help

Can be normal: Ovulation discharge is normal and experienced by large numbers of women. During ovulation you may see changes in the color and consistency of vaginal discharge. Menstrual irregularities are also quite common and can be caused by a wide variety of factors. If you have no other symptoms and this does not occur regularly would not worry. ...Read more

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Been getting brown discharge for 10 days had the mirena (levonorgestrel) fitted 3 years ago and never had a problem what could be causing me to get the brown loss?

Been getting brown discharge for 10 days had the mirena (levonorgestrel) fitted 3 years ago and never had a problem what could be causing me to get the brown loss?

Variable: This could be related to the Mirena (levonorgestrel) but also could be related to vaginal infection, especially if odor accompanies the discharge. See your doctor if this concerns you. ...Read more

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I have a brown discharge and I never get my period and this happens a lot. What is happening?

I have a brown discharge and I never get my period and this happens a lot. What is happening?

Not normal: Sounds like a hormonal imbalance in your body. Ovarian cysts can cause, thyroid problems as well. You should see your doctor for some lab testing and a sonogram. ...Read more

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Last period 4/10. I should get my period last 5/8. Brown discharge since 5/6. Done the deed 4/20&21, could I be? : (

Last period 4/10. I should get my period last 5/8. Brown discharge since 5/6. Done the deed 4/20&21, could I be? : (

Depends: It is not uncommon to have an abnormal period once. Stress strenuous exercise, pregnancy, and medical problem like diabetes or thyroid condition are a few reasons one might have repeated episodes of abnormal menses. See your md, if appropriate do a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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How come I get dark brown discharge while on birth control?

Usually: This can occur due to an effect of the hormones on thinning the uterine lining, and decreasing the amount of tissue that accumulates each month, and some patients develop a brownish discharge that is the shedding of older blood/tissue from the uterine lining. Many different things can cause though. ...Read more

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How typical is it to get brown discharge right before your period?

How typical is it to get brown discharge right before your period?

Brown Blood: Brown blood is always a sign of old blood. More than likely if you convert to birth control pills this will disappear. ...Read more

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Why am I experiencing brown discharge after taking birth control and how do I get it to stop?

Why am I experiencing brown discharge after taking birth control and how do I get it to stop?

Birth control: It is normal to have some spotting when you start birth control. Just keep taking your pills on time. It should improve after a few packs of pills as long as you don't miss any pills. ...Read more

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What does it men qhen you still get brown discharge 10 days after the first day of your menstral cycle?

What does it men qhen you still get brown discharge 10 days after the first day of your menstral cycle?

Many issues: You need to have an exam by your doctor to assess the different possble etiologies of your abnormal bleeding. ...Read more

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I've had brown discharge for 2 weeks and was supposed to get my period 4 days ago and haven't. Help? Info?

I've had brown discharge for 2 weeks and was supposed to get my period 4 days ago and haven't. Help? Info?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more